Faster Than Skip the Line Tour: Vatican, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Basilica

Rome, Italy

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icon2 hours 30 minutes  (Approx.)
iconOffered in: English and 4 more
Overview

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The world’s most iconic paintings, the Vatican Museums attract daily huge crowds.Vatican Museums contain a vast art collection about nine miles long spread over 1400 rooms. and It’s impossible to see all of them in one day. so Save yourself hours of waiting by booking this skip-the-line tour of the Sistine Chapel, Raphael’s Rooms, and free admission to St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome.
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Quality Types Of to hear the guide clearly
Entry/Admission - Vatican Museums
Entry/Admission - Sistine Chapel
Entry/Admission - St. Peter's Basilica
Food
Gratuities
Hotel pickup and drop-off

Departure Point

Via Germanico, 16, 00192 Roma RM, Italy

Return Details

St. Peter's Basilica, Piazza San Pietro, 00120 Città del Vaticano, Vatican City
Itinerary
Pass By:  
Vatican Museums
Skip the line access are sought-after, so even the fast-track lines are long. This experience includes admission through a special entrance, so there are no lines whatever. Follow your guide directly inside the vast collection of private artwork that is the Vatican Museums. Walk through the Gallery of the Maps & The Gallery of Tapestries as you listen to tales of Vatican intrigue. watch the artifacts such as timeworn yet fascinating Italian maps, and admire the sculptures and candelabras of the Gallery of Candelabras. Stop for taking photos in front of the Pigna statue in the Pinecone Courtyard, designed by Dontao Bramante.
Duration: 2 hours 
Admission Ticket Included
Pass By:  
Sistine Chapel
Pass through the Raphael Rooms, and then step inside the Sistine Chapel — the pope’s personal place of worship and a highlight of any Vatican trip. Stand beneath Michelangelo’s The Creation of Adam, which cloaks the ceiling, and admire The Last Judgement, his colorful mural that adorns a wall.
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
St. Peter's Basilica
Enjoy skip-the-line admission to the main entrance and St. Peter’s Basilica.the symbolic heart of the Catholic church. and see more Vatican art including Michelangelo’s La Pietà, which was sculpted when the maestro was only 24 years old. Gaze at the baldachino by Bernini, Keep in mind that St Peter's Basilica and St Peter's Square might be unavailable on Wednesdays due to the weekly Papal Audience.
Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements
  • SKIP THE LINE policy: Please be aware that entering the Vatican Museums means leaving Rome and going to a different State. During high seasons the Vatican welcomes more than 30.000 visitors per day! "Skipping the lines" means that we pay an additional reservation fee on top of the ticket price and prebook a privileged entrance for our groups; we always enter before the non-reservation line. We do not have any control of how the Vatican is organised therefore it is out of our hands if there is an unexpected wait.
  • Please also understand that the radio headsets are property of the Vatican. We are obligated to exclusively rent from them so we don't have any quality control over them, therefore if your headset doesn't have quality sound please let us know and we will take care of providing a replacement.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travelers
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travelers

Cancellation policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.Learn more about cancellations.

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